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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 06/13

    A man clings to chains suspended from a bridge as he bathes in the rapidly flowing waters of the Ganges river in Haridwar, India. Haridwar is considered to be one of the holiest cities in India by devout Hindus. The Ganges river attracts millions of pilgrims every year who come to bathe in its waters in the belief that the ritual washes away their sins.

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  • Nazi camp: Merkel pauses campaign to visit Dachau

    Nazi camp: Merkel is the first German chancellor to visit the Dachau concentration camp. Angela Merkel spoke with survivors and talked of the 'deep sadness and shame' the Nazi camp engendered.

  • C. Everett Koop, Reagan's revolutionary surgeon general, dies

    When C. Everett Koop finished his 8-year term as surgeon general in 1989, he left behind a landscape where AIDS was a top research and educational priority, smoking was considered a public health hazard, and access to abortion remained largely intact.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 06/13

    A man clings to chains suspended from a bridge as he bathes in the rapidly flowing waters of the Ganges river in Haridwar, India. Haridwar is considered to be one of the holiest cities in India by devout Hindus. The Ganges river attracts millions of pilgrims every year who come to bathe in its waters in the belief that the ritual washes away their sins.

  • Shutter Island: movie review

    Shutter Island: movie review

    Based on Dennis Lehane’s book, ‘Shutter Island’ uses all the classic horror-film pyrotechnics and old-school frights to build a paranoid atmosphere.

  • Voices of Rwanda: healing the wounds of genocide

    Voices of Rwanda: healing the wounds of genocide

    A high tech oral history project goes beyond recitation of injustice to the heart of a people.

  • Lee Miller's lens on the 20th century

    Lee Miller's lens on the 20th century

    Renowned photographer Lee Miller was in the right places at the right time during World War II. She photographed London during the blitz, Normandy after D-Day, and the liberation of Dachau concentration camp.